Stephanie Gredell web developer, musician, bookworm

I love terminal

I've been somewhat a Terminal lover lately. A year ago, I never thought I'd ever be good at using Terminal or even just switching my personal desktop to Linux. A year ago, shell commands used to scare me a bit. I knew "ls" or "cd" and that was about the extent of my knowledge.

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ElasticSearch Woes

Today I had to install Elasticsearch for MongoDB onto a server. It was technically already installed by someone probably smarter than me. Quite honestly though, it wasn't that hard. I didn't resolve all the issues but it is installed. Most of my troubles were more from the server being behind a firewall and I couldn't figure out how to install Elasticsearch plugins through a proxy.

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Git Submodules and Git Squashing

I've been using git submodules lately to manage plugins for Jekyll. Today I pulled my Jekyll project to my other laptop and noticed that the submodules that I added weren't pulled down.

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The road to good potatoes

I've been scaling back a little bit. In the last few weeks, I've been going out a lot, eating out a lot, drinking, etc. You can imagine how cost effective I wasn't being. I don't like spending constantly so I've scaled back in spending money which means I've spent a fair bit of time cooking my meals.

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